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  • Girl who died at dance gets posthumous diploma

    Girl who died at dance gets posthumous diploma
    SAN MARCOS, Calif. -- Thoughts of the 14-year-old student who died at a school dance last week filled the minds of everyone attending an eighth grade graduation in San Marcos Thursday. Monica Keller accepted her younger sister Sabrina'sWoodland Park...
  • Contractor sweep finds dozens of violations

    Contractor sweep finds dozens of violations
    OCEANSIDE, Calif. -- A five-county sweep of construction sites turned up numerous instances of unlicensed and unsafe contractors, including several in northern San Diego County, the Contractors State License Board announced Thursday. CSLB investigators...
  • Teen pleads guilty to 2nd rape

    Teen pleads guilty to 2nd rape
    VISTA, Calif. -- A young man already serving 15 years to life in prison for raping a teenager at gunpoint as she walked to school last summer pleaded guilty Monday to raping a 45-year-old woman at knifepoint several weeks earlier. Daniel Joseph...
  • Escondido 'bomb factory' to be burned down

    Escondido 'bomb factory' to be burned down
    Authorities announced Tuesday that they will burn down a home in an unincorporated section of Escondido that contains a massive cache of explosives. Sheriff Bill Gore told the public at a town hall meeting in San Marcos Tuesday evening that the home on...
  • MTS get $80M for trolley improvements

    MTS get $80M for trolley improvements
    SAN DIEGO -- Nearly $80 million was allocated to San Diego County rail and freeway improvement projects Friday by the California Transportation Commission. The Metropolitan Transit System was awarded $31 million to buy 57 new trolley cars, and $26...
  • Campaign focuses on curbing DUIs

    Campaign focuses on curbing DUIs
    SAN DIEGO -- Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start to summer and for law enforcement agencies it means a rise in summer celebrating with people drinking and driving. In response to a successful "Avoid the 14" campaign around the winter holidays,...
  • Army Sgt. David J. Hart, 22, Lake View Terrace; among 3 killed in Iraq firefight

    Army Sgt. David J. Hart, 22, Lake View Terrace; among 3 killed in Iraq firefight
    He was known as the guy with the random stories. "When I was in Tahiti . . ." or "When I was in Sydney . . .," he would tell his Army buddies, who listened intently, if just the slightest bit skeptically. They needn't have been. As a young man, Sgt....
  • A soldier's final homecoming

    A soldier's final homecoming
    They stood on a small landing strip for private aircraft at Long Beach Airport. A mother and father, a wife, family and friends. They gathered for the arrival of the body of Army Sgt. David J. Hart, who was killed in combat in Iraq. There were no...
  • A few closures remain as fires flicker out

    Disaster aid Fire victims can apply for federal, state and local assistance at the following locations: Los Angeles County Castaic Regional Sports Complex, 31230 N. Castaic Road, Castaic 91384 Malibu Bluffs Park, 24250 Pacific Coast Highway,...
  • This season, Santa's shopping locally

    This season, Santa's shopping locally
    A songwriter friend of mine once observed that some people can walk around the block and see the whole world while others can go around the world and not see a thing. Food can work the same way. With the current availability of almost anything from almost...
  • Beer of the Month: Port Brewing Old Viscosity

    Beer of the Month: Port Brewing Old Viscosity
    Port Brewing, that home of extreme beers down in San Marcos, Calif., likes to compare this beer to crankcase oil. It certainly has the color, having been brewed with caramel and chocolate malts like a stout. It also has a faint note of vanilla from...
  • Once-exotic mushrooms -- king trumpets, maitake and shimeji -- get ready to rise on Southern California turf

    Once-exotic mushrooms -- king trumpets, maitake and shimeji -- get ready to rise on Southern California turf
    KING trumpets that have a texture almost as firm and meaty as young porcini; shimejishimeji that have a flavor that is wonderfully nutty; hen of the woods with a taste as earthy as their name. If you still think the cutting edge in grocery store mushrooms...